The donor: Narmin Ismail
The gift: Founding the Spark of Hope Foundation.
The reason: To help women in developing countries attend university.
A few years ago, Narmin Ismail got involved with a charity that helped students in the Middle East attend university.
The charity didn’t last very long, but Ms. Ismail became intrigued with the idea of giving young women an opportunity to continue their education. A friend suggested that she start her own organization and in 2014 she launched the Spark of Hope Foundation.
The Toronto-based charity works with universities and other charities around the world to help women from developing countries pursue their education.
More at the source: The Globe and Mail